Education Equity in California: A Review of Getting Down to Facts II Findings

Education Equity in California: A Review of Getting Down to Facts II Findings

In spite of recent efforts to address inequality in California schools, the data show consistent patterns of inequality of student outcomes based on race, ethnicity, language, special education, and poverty; persistent state education policy problems impact already disadvantaged students most severely.

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Meaningful Engagement Under ESSA — Issue 2: A Handbook for Local Leaders

Meaningful Engagement Under ESSA — Issue 2: A Handbook for Local Leaders

Partners for Each and Every Child and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) created this second handbook to support local engagement under ESSA. We hope that local leaders will use these resources together to better and more collaboratively include students, families, educators, and partners into the policymaking and implementation process.

Engage for Education Equity Toolkit

Engage for Education Equity Toolkit

Partners for Each and Every Child, the Dignity in Schools Campaign, and the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. have developed this toolkit to serve as a call to action and to empower parents, families, caregivers, students, and other community members with the information and tools they need to take action on ESSA in schools.

Criminal Injustice: A Cost Analysis of Wrongful Convictions, Errors & Failed Prosecutions in California's Criminal Justice System

Criminal Injustice: A Cost Analysis of Wrongful Convictions, Errors & Failed Prosecutions in California's Criminal Justice System

This report documents mistakes, incompetence, and malfeasance in our criminal justice system.  Not only are these systemic errors expensive—costing taxpayers an estimated $282 million adjusted for inflation—they also have serious and lifelong consequences on the people subject to these flawed prosecutions.

Degrees of Freedom: Expanding College Opportunities for Currently and Formerly Incarcerated Californians

Degrees of Freedom: Expanding College Opportunities for Currently and Formerly Incarcerated Californians

Degrees of Freedom finds that California has not been adequately providing effective college opportunities for criminal justice-involved students, despite the fact that such access will help California build safer and more economically viable communities. The study is a joint project of the Stanford Criminal Justice Center at Stanford Law School and the Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy at UC Berkeley School of Law.